Amir Khan, Dennis Hobson Start Super Fight Promotions
LONDON - Super Fight Promotions, a new boxing promotional company spearheaded by Amir Khan and long time promoter Dennis Hobson, is pleased to announce its first signing will be Commonwealth bronze medalist Haroon Khan.
Following in the footsteps of his famed brother, Haroon has built up an impressive amateur record of his own, with the highlight coming in 2010 at the Delhi Commonwealth Games, where his speed and movement helped him achieve bronze after boxing his way to the semi-final stages.
Haroon is the first to join the stable, which is set to bring a fresh and innovative new outlook to the boxing industry, with further announcements of new signings to be made in due course.
Speaking of his new capture and company the former WBA and IBF world champion, Amir Khan, said: “I’m delighted that Haroon is the first fighter to sign for Super Fight Promotions. He’s got a lot of talent and I know he can achieve a lot in the professional game. His amateur record will serve him well and I have no doubts that his decision to turn professional will prove to be a very fruitful one. Super Fight Promotions is a company which is going to make big waves in boxing as we actively seek to sign the very best young talent around.”
Haroon Khan, stated: “I’ve always wanted to turn professional and to do so under Super Fight Promotions was an opportunity that I couldn’t turn down. I have big ambitions but will take things a step at a time and I know I’ve got the best team behind me, who have that experience, to help guide my career to the very top.”
Dennis Hobson, a partner in the new promotional company, said: “It’s been a lot of hard work to get to this stage but we’re very pleased to get Super Fight Promotions off the ground with the signing of Haroon Khan. Our strategy for the company is a clear one, we want to give talented young fighters the best platform to succeed at the very highest levels of the sport and at the same time make sure fight fans get to see the best fights possible.
After all of the hype, whining and blame game finger pointing its refreshing to see that AK is waking up. Smart move not putting all of his eggs into the ring. I wish him success and happiness in his new…Comment by Corelone on 10-02-2012
[QUOTE=RichCCFC;12572129]well said........[/QUOTE] Here Here. He was beat. The haters should be happy. He has skills, a little pop and defects, but also a chance to improve. I watched Archie Moore dance like a puppet after getting rocked, but he survived,…Comment by Imatroll on 10-02-2012
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[QUOTE=boxingmanic;12572117]Why do you relate everything back to Mayweather? Khan's a decent fighter, stop hating just because some people mentioned him as a possible Floyd opponenet. In fact, aren't you a Roy Jones Jr fan? He was one of those people…Comment by boxingmanic on 10-02-2012
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